Welcome to the official Long Valley Fire Company website! The Long Valley Fire Company is part of the Washington Township Fire Department and has been serving the Washington Township community since 1911. The Long Valley Fire Company was incorporated in 1921 and is a life saving/property conserving organization that has over 100 years of emergency experience in our community. The department covers an area of approximately forty-four square miles and functions at the direction and responsibility of the Fire Chief, and is dedicated to services of fire administration, fire prevention, public education/information, training, and suppression.

Late Morning Bus Fire

Posted on November 12, 2015

At 11:35 yesterday morning, Morris County Communications dispatched Washington Township Fire Companies to 52 Rock Road for a van fire. Upon arrival, first arriving officers updated responding units of a working school bus van fire. Long Valley Engine 1-1 was the first due engine and quickly stretched a line to knock down the bulk of the fire. Schooleys Engine 3-1 followed and stretched  a second line to assist. Overhaul was conducted after the fire was out to check for extension. Other units working on scene were Fairmount Engine 2-1 and Tender 2-7 as well as Morris County HAZMAT. All units left with two hours.

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1 Hospitalized After W Mill Crash

Posted on October 24, 2015

During the evening hours, emergency responders were dispatched to West Mill Road for a 2-car motor vehicle accident. One person was entrapped in one of the vehicles and crews quickly worked to get the person out. The person was safely removed and transported to the hospital. Power to local homes in the area lost power for a short period due to repairs to the damaged utility pole. Long Valley EMS and Rescue units were on scene as well as Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3.


Hot Dog Weekend 2015 (Ort Farms)

Posted on October 6, 2015

It's October once again and Columbus Day weekend (October 10, 11, and 12) is approaching. After picking their pumpkins, pumpkin goers can cross the street to the white tent for some food and drinks. The Long Valley Fire Company will be serving up cheeseburgers, hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, and some award-winning chili at Ort Farms. There will also be Train Rides, Pony Rides, and Monster Truck Rides too!!

Weekend Rainstorm Preparation

Posted on September 29, 2015

On Tuesday night, the Long Valley Fire Company got together and made sure that our saws, generators, and water pumps were all fully operational and fueled up for this weekends upcoming rain storm.

9/11 Memorial

Posted on September 14, 2015

Fire Companies from all across Morris County showed their respect and gratitude at the 9/11 memorial in Morris Township Sunday afternoon. A reading of the names, 21 gun salute, and a moment of silence were a few notes from the memorial.  Long Valley attended the ceremony with the Schooleys Mtn Fire Company


Attic Fire In Fawnridge Section

Posted on September 13, 2015

Around 7am Saturday morning, a box alarm was dispatched to Washington Township Fire Companies and Long Valley EMS and Rescue Team for a working fire in an attic on Fawnridge Drive. Schooleys Mtn Chief 1 and 2 arrived on scene and updated responding units of smoke showing from the attic and roof fan. Long Valley Engine 1-1 was the first due and crews entered the home and found heavy charring and extinguished a small pocket of fire in the ceiling and attic area. Crews checked for extension and later performed salvage and overhaul. Other units on scene were Schooleys Quint 3-9, Fairmount Engine 2-1 and Tender 2-7, and Long Valley Cascade 1-3. All crews left after approximately 2 hours and the fire is under investigation.

Long Valley Heroes Meet And Greet

Posted on September 5, 2015

In Mid-July, Washington Township Police and the Long Valley Fire Company attended a "Long Valley Heroes Meet and Greet" at the Washington Township Public Library. Families were welcome to meet the local Police Officers and Volunteer Firefighters. Everyone had fun at the event and barely escaped a passing thunderstorm as the event finished up.  


Barrel Fights!!

Posted on August 31, 2015

Long Valley firefighters tested their nozzle skills at numerous barrel fights this year. Firefighters competed in several barrel fights in Morris, Hunterdon, and Warren Counties against 30 teams from different departments. Firefighters from Long Valley placed in the Top 5 in a few competitions and won one of the barrel fights.  A barrel fight provides excellent training which consists of nozzle skills, back-up skills, and hose advancement skills.




Close Call For Long Valley Home

Posted on July 14, 2015

During the early morning hours on July 13th, the Long Valley Fire Company was dispatched for a reported brush fire in a backyard. Upon arrival, Police found the fire to be burning next to the home's deck and foundation and quickly began dousing the fire with extinguishers. Engine 1-1 and Cascade 1-3 arrived shortly after dispatch and extinguished the remaining pockets of the fire. Caused by an illegal open burn fueled by gasoline, the home's vinyl siding, deck, and surrounding areas were damaged by the fire. Crews left the scene within an hour.

Box Alarm Fire

Posted on July 10, 2015

Shortly after lunchtime, a box alarm was dispatched for Washington Twp Fire Companies for a Structure Fire. Long Valley Chief 1 followed by Long Valley Chief 2 were first to arrive on scene. They advised all responding units that smoke was showing and that there were active sprinkler heads in the building. Long Valley Engine 1-1 was the first apparatus to arrive and stretched an inch-and-3/4 line into the building. Crews found the fire to be extinguished by the sprinkler heads in the kitchen area before the fire could really take off. The cause of the fire was due to grease from cooking. Schooleys Mountain Quint 3-9, Long Valley Cascade 1-3, Fairmount Engine 2-1 and Tender 2-7, along with EMS units also assisted at the scene.